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Problem Starting uk 730i (archive)

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Posted by Antony Elson on October 14, 2001 at 12:11:17:

For a number of months now I have had problems starting my 130k 730i. From cold the car starts fine (i.e. when left over night), but if used and then left it take several times to start, with a cloud of blue smoke coming out of the exhaust and erratic idling, and eventually it will settle and idle fine.

Does anybody have any ideas, as I am not sure? Cold start injectors, Valve stem seals, Fuel pressure regulator etc. Help me I don't want to be stranded one day. And I donít want to spend any unnecessary money.

Plus when accelerating under load (i.e. uphill) it will pink allot, I use unleaded.

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